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This text presents nutrition at the biochemical and metabolic level and covers the biochemistry of vitamins, minerals, and energy nutrients. Written specifically for the advanced nutrition course, this text continues to be the hallmark text used in the majority of courses across the country due to its selected topic coverage at the appropriate level.

Disc. cell nourishment, macronutrients & their me- tabolism, regulatory nutrients, homeostatis; research design

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A text on normal metabolism, for upper division nutrition students. Contains sections on cells, macronutrients, regulatory nutrients, homeostatic maintenance, and nutrition knowledge base. Chapter-ending readings offer perspectives on clinical and pathological aspects of chapter topics. This third edition contains new readings, and expanded information on topics of interest such as sports and exercise nutrition and trans fats in cardiovascular disease risk. Also new are web sites. Assumes background in the biological sciences, although basic sciences, particularly biochemistry and physiology, are reviewed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534555214
  • Publisher: Wadsworth
  • Publication date: 8/1/1999
  • Series: Health Sciences Series
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 584
  • Product dimensions: 8.66 (w) x 11.13 (h) x 1.07 (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. I Cells and Their Nourishment
1 The Cell: A Microcosm of Life 1
2 The Digestive System: Mechanism for Nourishing the Body 24
3 Energy Transformation 53
Sect. II Macronutrients and Their Metabolism
4 Carbohydrates 70
5 Dietary Fiber 106
6 Lipids 123
7 Protein 163
8 Integration and Regulation of Metabolism and the Impact of Exercise and Sport 220
Sect. III The Regulatory Nutrients
9 The Water-Soluble Vitamins 245
10 The Fat-Soluble Vitamins 316
11 Macrominerals 371
12 Microminerals 401
13 Ultratrace Elements 471
Sect. IV Homeostatic Maintenance
14 Body Fluid and Electrolyte Balance 484
15 Body Composition and Energy Expenditure 501
16 Nutrition and the Central Nervous System 536
Sect. V Nutrition Knowledge Base
17 Experimental Design and Critical Interpretation of Research 552
Index 567
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